Dishant Yagnik

Team Rajasthan Royals Rajasthan Royals
Role Batsman
Born Jun 22, 1983
Nationality India India
Nickname Rinku
Team History
Rajasthan Royals Rajasthan Royals 2020 - present
Rajasthan Cricket team Rajasthan 2002 - 2017
Rajasthan Royals Rajasthan Royals 2011 - 2015

Dishant Harendra Yagnik is a wicketkeeper and left handed batsman. He has been selected by Delhi Giants in the ICL. The other teams he has played for are Rajasthan Cricket Association President’s XI and Rajasthan. Presently, he will be an active part of the Rajasthan Royals team to play at the IPL 5 season 2012.

Jhalawar (Sports Complex) was the venue of the first class match between Punjab and Rajasthan that was played from 25th to 28th December 2006. In the 1st innings, he was the No. 7 batsman and he accumulated 15 runs in the 102 deliveries that he faced with the aid of 2 boundaries. He took 1 catch in this match. At the close of the final day of the match, Rajasthan was 2 for 65 and hence, Yagnik did not get a chance to bat. The result of this match was a draw.

Career Highlights

Dishant Yagnik played in 40 first class matches and in these he scored 676 runs with 101 as his highest score. His batting strike rate was 36.46 and batting average was 22.53. He had hit 3 fifties during this period. As a wicketkeeper, he took 55 catches and stumped 2 batsman.

In the 21 List A matches that he participated in, he took 17 catches and stumped 3 batsmen. He collected 501 runs with a batting average of 26.36 and batting strike rate of 67.42. His highest score was 101.

Moreover, he has played in 17 Twenty20 matches, scoring 266 runs, with his highest score being 70. His batting average accumulated to 24.18 with strike rate of 119.28. He took 6 catches and stumped 5 batsman.

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